John Edwin Morse
1929 - 2019
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John Edwin Morse 1929 - 2019
Springfield, IL—John Edwin Morse, 90, of Springfield, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Dec. 14, 2019 at 7 am.
He was born July 19, 1929 in Gatesville, TX the son of the late John G. and Lottie (Woodley) Morse, Jr. He married Kathleen Ann Ippensen on June 21, 1952 and she preceded him in death after 67 years of marriage on May 10, 2019.
Johnny served in the U.S. Army for 4 years. He worked for Nabisco for 18 years. He later worked for Bunn-O-Matic for 22 years until he retired in 1996. He was a member of Cotton Hill United Methodist Church, was an avid St. Louis Cardinals' baseball fan, enjoyed farming, his cattle, hunting, and working on computers.
He is survived by his daughter Betty Morse; a niece Michelle; and 2 nephews, Greg and Steve.
Besides his wife and his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother.
Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 from 9:30 am until time of the funeral service at 10 am. Rev. Pablo Marty will officiate the service. Graveside services will follow at approximately 1 pm at Quincy Memorial Park Cemetery in Quincy, IL.
Memorials may be made to Cotton Hill United Methodist Church, 5931 N. Cotton Hill Rd., Springfield, IL 62703.
Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.



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Published in The State Journal-Register from Dec. 16 to Dec. 18, 2019.
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Visitation
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Graveside service
01:00 PM
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